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Zaza Hlalethwa

Zaza Hlalethwa

    A call for township theatres
    A call for township theatres
    In the midst of economic uncertainty, in this year’s budget speech Finance Minister Tito Mboweni allocated the treasury funds towards a new...
    Art history by two Bermans
    Art history by two Bermans
    An unattributed poster in the Historical Papers Research Archive in the University of the Witwatersrand’s William Cullen Library reads: “Archives, whether spaces or records, are continually transforming and shifting in meaning. They are fundamentally political in nature and as such...
    Curtain closes prematurely on theatre maker Sibusiso Khwinana
    Curtain closes prematurely on theatre maker Sibusiso Khwinana
    This weekend, the minister of arts and culture, Nathi Mthethwa, took to the stage of the South Africa Film and Television Awards to honor Sibusiso...
    The hand behind Kubrick
    The hand behind Kubrick
    ‘The greatest films — or any great work of art — will remain as an important witness for the time in which it was created and is as...
    Beyond striking a pose
    Beyond striking a pose
    1987, Brooklyn, New York. You have spent your day submerged in the glamour and shade of Mother Elektra’s House of Abundance and helped her...
    Kay Faith is rigging the Cape sound
    Kay Faith is rigging the Cape sound
    Sometime in the 1980s, when Rick Rubin was completing a degree at the New York University, he co-founded Def Jam Records with Russell Simmons....
    Makeup’s about-face
    Makeup’s about-face
    Long long ago — before our time of airbrushing photo apps, the flood of Instagram makeup tutorials on our timelines and selfies boasting a...
    Slice of life: I escaped my dark skin box
    Slice of life: I escaped my dark skin box
    I was in grade four. I went to school in town but I lived in a township, so I had to use public transport to and from school.
    Café is home away from home
    Café is home away from home
    Situated on the corner of Lower Main and Trill roads in Observatory, Cape Town, the Honeybun coffee shop looks on to a duvet of clouds that hang...
    Confessions of bibliophiles
    Confessions of bibliophiles
    "I never wanna see it. I’m gonna cry if I do. I’m okay. I’ll die under a pile of books” is how book-lover Lethabo Mailula (24) responded in...
    Art and activism become one
    Art and activism become one
    About six months ago, long-time friends Bradley Williams and DJ Kenzhero opened up Artivist. In the heart of Braamfontein, Johannesburg, the restaurant-cum-gallery seeks to become a lighthouse of cultural experiences. Zaza Hlalethwa spoke to its owners...
    What’s the deal with Moja Love?
    What’s the deal with Moja Love?
    Jacqui Setai, the head of DSTV reality channel Moja Love, says the idea behind the venture is to bring positivity into the broadcasting industry....